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Assam: Former Lat Mandal caught red-handed while accepting bribe in Darrang

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HT Digital,

March 27: In a noteworthy development, the Directorate of Vigilance & Anti-Corruption in Assam successfully apprehended Tapan Nath, a former Lat Mandal, in connection with a bribery case related to land dealings on Wednesday.

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The operation took place at Hotel Titan, situated near the Circle Office in Dalgaon, Darrang District.

Reports indicate that Nath was caught in the act by officials from the Directorate of Vigilance & Anti-Corruption while accepting Rs 1,500 of the Rs 5,000 bribe he had demanded from the complainant. This incident highlights the prevalence of corruption within bureaucratic circles, especially concerning land transactions.

The arrest of Tapan Nath underscores authorities’ dedication to eradicating corruption and upholding the rule of law. Such measures serve as a deterrent to those involved in unlawful activities and emphasize the importance of accountability and honesty in public service.

Further details about the case, including the specific land-related issue and the amount involved in the bribery scheme, are expected to surface as investigations proceed.

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The Directorate of Vigilance & Anti-Corruption remains committed to combating corruption and promoting transparency in administrative matters throughout Assam.

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